August, 2014

LACMA Sam Doyle: The Mind’s Eye

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Sam Doyle was born in 1906 on Saint Helena Island, South Carolina, the center of the region’s Gullah community, where African influences thrived. He began making paintings on cast-off sheet metal and wood panels in 1944; most were portraits of people and events important to his community. He displayed the paintings to the public in the yard of his clapboard house.

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My Love A-fare With Chefs

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I love food. I love chefs. I love passionate cooks. So much so, I am writing a book about it. No this isn’t the book. Just a few foot notes of my accepted vice. It isn’t the traditional kind of story though. It’s a story that gives a proper introduction into my own personal love a-fare. It is a tale that is adventurous, cultural, sensual, provocative, enticing, mouth watering, passionate, and infinitely endless. Endless meaning it’s a love I believe will never end.

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